The discounter will open up to 10 pilot locations inside the fashion retailer this year, Kohl’s CEO Kevin Mansell said during an earnings call this morning.
Louisiana grocer, Italian Trade Agency team up on authentic meats, cheeses, and wine.
Economies of scale can be a double-edge sword. For a company with an efficient, optimized manufacturing base and supply chain it can generate substantial benefits.
Jim Donald, a former president and CEO of Starbucks, today was appointed president and chief operating officer of Albertsons Companies, effective immediately. He replaces Wayne Denningham, who retired in January.
Steve Oakland will take the reins of the private label manufacturer. He will replace Sam K. Reed, who will serve as non-executive chairman of the board through July 1 and then retire from the company.
Wheat futures led soybeans and corn to multi-month highs as hedge fund buying continued, fueled by weather concerns – drought in the hard red winter region and flooding in some soft red winter areas.
Clean, simple, pure vanilla flavor bases, often with a swirl or side of something delicious, dominated the refrigerated and frozen dairy product aisles in 2017. However, after Cyclone Enawo hit Madagascar in March 2017, reportedly destroying almost a third of the country’s vanilla crop, dairy foods manufacturers recognized their 2018 innovations would need to take a different characterizing flavor pathway. That turned out to be chocolate.
The FDA has unveiled guidance on added sugars, serving sizes and dietary fibers to help manufacturers implement the new Nutrition Facts label, and says it’s working on a plan to incentivize manufacturers to make healthier products and “provide consumers with helpful tools to make healthy food choices, including clarity on food label claims.”
The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and the Foundation for Meat and Poultry Research and Education—the foundation for the North American Meat Institute—have released their 13th annual exploration into the meat planning, shopping and consumption habits of consumers. “The Power of Meat 2018” identifies megatrends influencing meat purchases, including transparency; convenience; value; personalization; customer service; and health and wellness.
In 2017, 88% of companies introduced or reformulated products to support consumer health, according to the “Health & Wellness Progress Report” by the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF). The annual report detailed how food companies, such as General Mills, Inc., Grupo Bimbo S.A.B. de C.V., Nestle S.A. and more, are making changes to products and workplaces to support healthier lifestyles.